Hate Speech Trial of Far-Right Pegida Party Founder Begins in Germany
Lutz Bachmann called refugees "cattle" and "filth" but denies being a racist. His Pegida party has gained rapidly in popularity since its founding in 2014, as the migrant crisis divides Europe.
Founder of German Islamophobic Group Pegida to Stand Trial for Hate Speech
Lutz Bachmann was accused of disrupting public order after he called refugees in Europe "cattle" and "scum" on Facebook. A Dresden court said on Tuesday that his words constituted an "attack on [the refugees'] dignity."
Here's What Happened at the Dueling Protests Over the Mass Sexual Assault in Germany
After more than 100 women were attacked on New Year's Eve in Cologne, the anti-immigrant group Pegida and counter-demonstrators held rival protests.